The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Merseyside region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Google.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing Google 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 2.35% -
As % of the Vendors category - 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.52 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +6.15%
Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
86 90 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.99% 42.25% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 53
Average daily rate £288 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.78% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £35.65 £21.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Google
North West

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Google across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Google across the Merseyside region.

Google Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Google
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - - - -
Wirral - - - - 1
Google
North West

Google
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Google.

1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Twisted
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Google Maps API

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Google. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Google Maps API
1 1 (50.00%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell